16th January, 2019
Sankhya Dance Company, Bharatnatyam
Thousand Pillar Temple, Warangal
Eminent classical dancer and national Sangeet Natak Akademi awardee Deepika Reddy and her disciples present ‘Telangana Vaibhavam’. This is a thematic presentation that showcases the historic tourist destinations, important pilgrim centers and renowned poets of Telangana and the blend of various cultures in Telangana over the centuries.
Guests of Honour: MLA Vinay Bhaskar garu and District Collector Sri. Prashant J. Patil.
The Thousand Pillars Temple, locally known as Rudreshwara Gudi or Veyyisthambaala Gudi, is located in Hanamkonda, Warangal. It is recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. It was constructed in 1163 AD by the great Rudra Deva. Every part of the temple depicts the typical Chalukya style of architecture. The Thousand Pillar temple has three presiding deities, Lord Vishnu, Shiva and Surya Deva. The temple stands as a statement of the finest of arts of the Kakatiyas.